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STIHL FS 56 C-E Brushcutter

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STIHL FS 56 C-E Brushcutter
Our Price:  £349.99
List Price:  £414.00
Saving Of:  15%
(Inc. 20% VAT)(£291.66 Exc. VAT)


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SPECIAL OFFER:  A free STIHL HP 2-Stroke Engine Oil (100 ml) is available when you order selected products. T&Cs apply.

A new generation, lightweight petrol brushcutter.

The STIHL FS 56 C-E brushcutter has a straight shaft, bike handle design and ErgoStart technology, perfect for anyone looking for a convenient, easy to use machine.

Simple, reliable starting

Something that puts many people off petrol machines is the difficulty starting them. Now, however, thanks to STIHL's ErgoStart system and a generally much-simplified starting procedure, you can rest assured that the effort required to start the FS 56 C-E is vastly reduced compared to previous machines. In fact, the effort necessary to start the FS 56 C-E has been halved (compared to a machine not using ErgoStart), while the force needed to pull the starter cord is just a third of the previous amount. A coil spring is also in place to smooth out force peaks, making them virtually undetectable through the cord itself.

Easy to control

Being a bike-handled machine, a smooth mowing action is ensured, when used with a harness. This allows you to guide the machine with ease, making it perfect for use over large areas without fatigue. 

Reduced-emission engine technology

Using STIHL's 2-stroke engine with stratified charge, exhaust emissions are reduced significantly, while also boasting up to 20% lower fuel consumption compared to regular 2-stroke engines.

  • Displacement: 27.2 cm³
  • Power Output: 1.1 hp / 0.8 kW
  • Weight Without Fuel, Cutting Tool and Guard: 5.2 kg
  • Sound Pressure Level: 94 dB(A)
  • Sound Power Level: 103 dB(A)
  • Vibration Level Left / Right: 4.7 / 3.8 m/s°
  • Overall Length Without Cutting Tool: 67" / 170 cm
  • Standard Cutting Tool: Mowing Head
  • Tank Volume: 0.34 litres
  • Drive Shaft: Flexible
  • AntiVibration System: N/A
  • ElastoStart: N/A
  • Automatic Decompression: N/A
  • ErgoStart: Standard
  • Multi-Function Handle: Standard
  • Loop Handle: N/A
  • Bike Handle: Standard
  • Tool-Less Handle Adjustment: N/A
  • Harness / Carrying System: Standard
  • Protective Glasses: Standard

Brand:  STIHL
Power Source:  Petrol

Part Number:  41442000196

Why choose us?

Garden Machinery Direct is a family run business with over 50 years experience in selling and servicing garden equipment. We are one of the biggest garden machinery retailers in the UK. Based in the Midlands, we are well placed to deliver products across the UK. We are main agents for all the biggest garden machinery brands, and have fantastic working relationships with world leading manufacturers.

Our goal is to offer customers top of the range garden machinery at discount prices, delivered direct to your door. Our friendly and professional staff are available by telephone or email to give expert advice on the equipment most suited to your needs or to answer any queries you may have. We also operate an efficient spare parts service, utilising the latest computer link-ups direct to manufacturers stocks.

All of the garden machinery we sell carries a manufacturers guarantee, supported by a nationwide network of authorised service dealers.

At Garden Machinery Direct we offer our customers the best deals and even better service.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

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  • All machinery is tested by the manufacturer's trained technicians
  • When carrying out servicing and repairs, only genuine STIHL parts & spares are used to ensure quality

View the STIHL brochure for more information.

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